Ensuring a healthy learning environment is crucial for the well-being of students and staff in any K-12 school system. One key aspect often overlooked is indoor air quality (IAQ), which directly impacts the health, focus, and productivity of everyone within the school community. In this blog article, we will explore the recommendations provided by the […]

16 Jan 2024

In the dynamic world of facility management, optimizing energy consumption is paramount for both environmental sustainability and cost-effectiveness. HVAC systems play a pivotal role in maintaining comfortable environments. However, their energy usage can vary significantly based on geographic locations in the United States. In this article, we delve into the nuances of HVAC energy consumption […]

In commercial and institutional facilities, the seamless operation of HVAC systems is pivotal for maintaining a comfortable and productive environment. WTI Pure Air has encountered a recurring issue that significantly influences system efficiency – obstructed HVAC coils. In this article, we will delve into the consequences of obstructed HVAC coils and present recommendations grounded in […]

In the realm of Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) systems, efficiency, reliability, and operational resilience are paramount. One innovative solution that addresses these concerns is the implementation of HVAC fan array redundancy. This cutting-edge approach revolutionizes traditional HVAC designs, offering a host of benefits that not only enhance facility operations but also contribute to […]

In institutional buildings, maintaining a healthy indoor environment is crucial for the well-being of occupants. One common component of HVAC systems, fiberglass duct board, has been widely used for its insulating properties. However, its composition raises concerns about potential health risks. In this article, we will delve into the risks associated with fiberglass duct board, […]

As the crisp autumn breeze ushers in a kaleidoscope of colors, it also brings with it a challenge for many individuals – allergies. For university students and staff, navigating through fall can be a sneeze-inducing endeavor. However, as an institutional facility manager, you have the power to create a healthier indoor environment and minimize autumn […]

In today’s world, ensuring the health and well-being of building occupants has become a top priority. One essential aspect of achieving this is maintaining optimal indoor air quality (IAQ) through clean and efficient ventilation systems. ASHRAE (American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air Conditioning Engineers) Standard 241, “Control of Infectious Aerosols“ establishes the minimum requirements […]

It’s important to keep HVAC equipment clean and free of built-up dirt and debris. Hygienic duct cleaning and the disinfection of system components are also key to achieving proper indoor air quality. While this step assists facilities managers in their efforts to maintain healthy IAQ for occupants, static pressure is another consideration. Static pressure is […]

Indoor air quality (IAQ) is a critical concern for businesses and organizations that care about the well-being of their occupants. Poor IAQ leads to a range of health issues and impacts overall productivity. One essential tool used in commercial duct cleaning, like PURE-Duct, to enhance IAQ is the negative air machine. In this article, we’ll […]

The building facade serves as its protective shield against external elements, but its significance extends beyond aesthetics and weather protection. It plays a crucial role in determining the indoor air quality (IAQ) within the building. Poorly designed or maintained facades can lead to a host of IAQ issues, which can negatively affect the health and […]